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Large Portion Of Argentine Glacier Collapses Into River
2012-03-05 10:30:23

Portions of Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina collapsed early Sunday morning creating a spectacular show that few tourists were witness to due to the early hour of the day, reports The Telegraph. The glacier, portions of which cut though a river, advances 5 to 6 feet per day and is a popular location for tourists to see a glacier in action. The river it juts over cuts a tunnel through the ice and although small chunks of ice are seen regularly falling into the water, large portions are...

2010-10-28 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC), a leading provider of casino currency and table game equipment worldwide, promoted Francisco Moreno to Vice President of Global Operations of GPI. Moreno was formerly General Manager of GPI Mexico. The company also promoted Justin Woodard to Vice President of Global Sales. Woodard had previously held the position of Director of Sales and Business Development for the Americas. Both...

2009-11-11 15:18:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) applauds the Senate confirmation of Ignacia S. Moreno as Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice. Ms. Moreno has been an active member of the HNBA and served as its General Counsel during the 2008-2009 bar year. Roman D. Hernandez, HNBA National President, noted that, "The HNBA supported Ms. Moreno's confirmation and...

2009-07-21 09:30:00

CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletic apparel and sports medical products manufacturer McDavid today announced the signing of former University of Georgia running back and Denver Broncos' number one draft pick Knowshon Moreno. "When playing my position, you get hit and deliver hits so often, you need every layer of protection you can find," he said. "McDavid's protective gear will help shield my body from some of the pains of playing running back. I look forward to being a part of an...

2009-05-13 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) applauds President Obama's decision to nominate Ignacia S. Moreno as Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division ("Division") of the U.S. Department of Justice. Ms. Moreno has stellar academic and professional credentials, a proven commitment to the environment, and a long record of public and community service. When nominated and confirmed, she will be the first...

2006-03-14 13:27:47

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Huge chunks of ice have tumbled off Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier -- a rare spectacle that prompted a vigil by hundreds of tourists. Argentine television stations interrupted regular programming with live coverage of the break-up of the glacier known as the "White Giant," which was caused by building water pressure in the lake that it extends across. For days, tourists huddled on a platform facing the glacier, located in the far south 78...

2006-03-09 19:42:51

By Pamela Rolfe MADRID (Hollywood Reporter) - Colombian actress Catalina Sandino Moreno, who received an Oscar nomination last year for playing a drug mule in "Maria Full of Grace," will star in the 19th century drama "The Heart of the Earth," producers announced Thursday. The story, from Spanish writer/director Antonio Cuadri ("La Gran Vida"), is set around the British-owned mines of Andalusia's Rio Tinto in 1888 and depicts the friendship of two women, one Spanish and the other...

2006-02-09 22:30:54

Please read in fourth graph ....Moreno bought the franchise from the Walt Disney Co. in 2005. A contract between the Angels and Anaheim that runs until 2029 .... instead of ....Moreno bought the franchise from the Walt Disney Co. in 2003. A contract between the Angels and Anaheim that runs until 2009 SANTA ANA, California (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim can be two places at once, thanks to a ruling by a jury on Thursday that said its name change giving it two geographic...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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